Liquid Gnar - Rack My Brain EP

Liquid Gnar – Rack My Brain EP

February 11, 2019 Max Morin 0

7/10 Gnarly…. (Obvious pun.) Now that that’s out of the way, let’s dive into Liquid Gnar. The band hails from snowy Montana, Belgrade to be precise. It’s not exactly the first place on many people’s […]

Fayne - Journals

Fayne – Journals

January 16, 2019 Max Morin 0

5/10 Fayne sounds like the name of a pagan post-black metal band. The kind whose output consists solely of eight to ten minute tracks of vague static buzzing and an album art colour palette consisting […]

Doors & Fours - Generation Vex

Doors & Fours – Generation Vex

December 31, 2018 Max Morin 1

7/10 When Alice Cooper wrote “I’m Eighteen,” he was already 23 years old. But it didn’t matter. He had captured the dumb, lunkheaded fun that resides at the heart of every teenager’s rock’n’roll fantasies. Almost […]

Big Time Kill - Shock and Awe

Big Time Kill – Shock and Awe

December 28, 2018 Max Morin 0

8/10 Can you say ‘90s throwback’? Big Time Kill certainly can. Absolutely everything on Shock and Awe drips with influence from the early 1990s industrial gods: Filter, Killing Joke, Orgy, New Order and (of course) […]


Soulfly – Ritual

December 13, 2018 Max Morin 0

5/10 When it comes to Max Cavalera, what you see is exactly what you get. It must get tiring, having a career that spans so many decades and remaining dedicated to the same sound. Max […]

Count to Six - Perfect Circle

Count To Six – Perfect Circle

December 11, 2018 Max Morin 0

5/10 As the decade enters its final stretch, metal audiences are forced to look back and wonder, “what did we contribute?” In the grand scheme of things, what has the 2010s changed in metal’s ever-changing […]

Six of Swords - Regime Decay

Six of Swords – Regime Decay

November 30, 2018 Max Morin 0

9/10 Canadian death metal sure is having a great year, isn’t it? Between Tomb Mold’s Manor of Infinite Forms, Beyond Creation’s Algorythm, and Kataklysm’s Meditations, it’s shaping up to be one of the best years […]